ISK to shut 54,000 tpa chloride-route TiO2 plant

By John Ollett
Published: Monday, 12 August 2013

High cost infrastructure and strong local currency hamper profitability

Japanese titanium dioxide pigment producer Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Ltd (ISK) is closing its Singapore plant to help reduce business costs.

The plant has a capacity of 54,000 tpa TiO2 pigment using chloride-route technology and was opened in February...

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